• Sam Mendes Directing World War I Drama 1917 for Amblin

    1 month ago - By Screen Rant

    Sam Mendes will be teaming up with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment to direct a World War I drama titled 1917. This will be his first directorial gig since he helmed two back-to-back 007 movies: Skyfall and Spectre. Based on an original screenplay co-written by Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns (who wrote for the Showtime series Penny Dreadful ) , there are currently no plot details for 1917. That said, the anticipation behind it is massive. Not only did Amblin manage to attain the script through a pitched spec package battle (they were reportedly up against Paramount, Sony, and New...
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  • Sam Mendes Will Next Direct 1917, A Film We Know Nothing About

    Sam Mendes Will Next Direct 1917, A Film We Know Nothing About

    1 month ago - By Birth Movies Death

    Mendes' WWI epic is headed for Amblin. That's basically all we know.
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  • Sam Mendes to Direct 1917, Steven Spielberg's Amblin to Produce

    Sam Mendes to Direct 1917, Steven Spielberg's Amblin to Produce

    1 month ago - By Coming Soon

    Sam Mendes to direct 1917, Steven Spielberg's Amblin to produce
    Deadline is reporting that Steven Spielberg's Amblin Partners has purchased the Sam Mendes spec project 1917 , a World War I film which Mendes co-scripted and intends to direct. While there is no logline yet, it is known that Paramount, Sony and New Regency were all hotly pursuing the project before Amblin swooped in to close the deal.
    Mendes previously worked with Spielberg's DreamWorks on his first two films Road to Perdition (2002) and American Beauty (1999), the latter for which he won a Best Director Oscar, as well as his...
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  • Amblin, Sam Mendes Set WWI Drama ‘1917' As His First Directing Effort Since James Bond Pics ‘Spectre' & ‘Skyfall'

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : Amblin Partners has won a pitched spec package battle and will finance Oscar winning director Sam Mendes ' World War I film 1917. The film will begin production next April, for U.S. release December 2019 through Amblin's distribution partner Universal. Mendes wrote the original script with Krysty Wilson-Cairns. Mendes will produce with his Neal Street Productions partner Pippa Harris .
    The package was shopped by CAA Media Finance Group, and the goal was to get a...
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